June 25th, 2024

Top Places to Shop in Great Barrington, MA

When you think of Great Barrington, shopping may not be the first thing that comes to mind. But we’ve found some hidden gems you won’t want to miss next time you’re in the area. Each unique in its way, these small stores sell specialty goods, providing the perfect opportunity to stock up on personalized presents, add some flair to your home or wardrobe, or simply enjoy a fun afternoon of browsing. Here’s your guide to some of the best Great Barrington shops.    

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Barrington Outfitters

When it comes to shopping in the Berkshires, Barrington Outfitters is a true classic. Owned and operated by the Drucker Family since 1994, this local spot specializes in luxury outdoor patio furniture, comfortable shoes, and exceptional customer service. They’re located in the heart of Great Barrington and open seven days a week so you can’t miss them. 

Happy Place Berkshires

Happy Place Berkshires is as joyful as the name suggests. This local screen printing and stitching studio creates original Berkshire-branded goods in the form of t-shirts, hoodies, hats, crewnecks, bags, baby clothing, and more. Jess and Judy, the owners, make everything on-site in the studio within the shop. If you stop to chat with them as they work, they’ll tell you this is their happy place. Who doesn’t want to start their afternoon of Great Barrington shopping in the happiest place in town?

One Mercantile

Offering everything from specialty rugs and garden supplies to baby toys and unique jewelry, One Mercantile has it all. Founded in 2013 from the store owners’ passion for functional, well-made, and unique items for the home, this small downtown shop (and website) is packed with great items from artisans around the world. They pride themselves on providing exceptional items and exceptional service to their customers. 

The Berkshire Galleries

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Known to be the Berkshires’ premier antiques and design destination, this 5,000-square-foot, multi-dealer Great Barrington shop is an ideal place to find quality antiques, art, and collectibles. They have a large selection of oriental carpets, antique lighting and furniture, artwork, and more—and have new merchandise arriving daily. The staff at this unique spot are friendly, knowledgeable, and ready to assist you, which makes the shopping experience here all the more fun.  

Stay at the Briarcliff Motel

Now that you know all you need to know about shops in Great Barrington, MA, all that’s left to do is book a place to stay for the weekend. Book a room at the nearby Briarcliff Motel at the foot of Monument Mountain, in the heart of the Berkshires, and just a five-minute drive from Great Barrington. This eccentric motel is a perfect home base for shoppers, foodies, outdoor adventurers, culture seekers, and beyond.